CIMA interns Carly Slater and Paz Monge report on the Pierre Chareau exhibition at the Jewish Museum, closing Sunday March 26, 2017.
The Met pays homage to over fifty years of the artist’s activity: from the works of the mid-Sixties, biomorphic sculptures in metal sheet and fragile weavings with nylon thread and copper wire, to the most recent production of sculptures and paintings, in which angels and sexless faces have the power of ancient icons.
The protean nature of Francis Picabia’s art is well explored in MoMA’s impressive survey, which is organized chronologically and includes all the major bodies of work that Picabia produced in his career: Impressionist, Cubist, Dadaist, Surrealist, kitschy Figurative, Abstract. The subtitle of the show, “our heads are round so our thoughts can change direction,” hints at the circularity and the extraordinary creativity of Picabia’s oeuvre.
The Solomon Guggenheim Museum in New York is hosting the first American retrospective of the work of László Moholy-Nagy. More than a debut, the exhibition marks a long-awaited return of the artist to the exhibition halls of the museum. Moholy-Nagy was one of the first artists to be collected and exhibited in what was originally called the Museum of Non-Objective Painting, thanks to the vision of Hilla Rebay, Solomon R. Guggenheim’s artistic advisor.
Each year CIMA’s fellows select a favorite work from the exhibition and prepare a short video presentation. Enjoy these Giorgio Morandi videos!
CIMA’s mission to promote the appreciation of modern Italian art on the international stage reverberates louder than ever as New York City sees a proliferation of Italian modern and contemporary art this spring.
On October 30, 2014, the Center for Italian Modern Art held the first program of its Medardo Rosso season: a symposium exploring Rosso’s approach to serial sculpture, focused on the Bambino ebreo.
Tacita Dean spoke with Massimiliano Gioni about her work, which is on view at CIMA as part of the Giorgio Morandi exhibition, in an event celebrating her new book, Buon Fresco. She currently has a large show at the Marian Goodman Gallery in New York, until April 23.
Spring Fellow Nicol Mocchi visits “Munch and Expressionism”, an exhibition at The Neue Galerie that explores the mutual influence and intense dialogue between Edvard Munch (1863-1944) and the generation of German-Austrian artists from the early 20th century.
Luigi Ghirri, a land surveyor turned artist who was among the first in Italy to elevate color photography to the status of artistic expression is currently being shown at Matthew Marks.